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 (kăr′ə-nāt′, -nĭt) also car·i·nat·ed (-nā′tĭd)
Shaped like or having a carina or keel; ridged.
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(ˈkærɪˌneɪt) or


(Biology) biology having a keel or ridge; shaped like a keel
[C17: from Latin carīnāre to furnish with a keel or shell, from carīna keel]
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Noun1.carinate - birds having keeled breastbones for attachment of flight musclescarinate - birds having keeled breastbones for attachment of flight muscles
bird - warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
keel - the median ridge on the breastbone of birds that fly
flightless bird, ratite, ratite bird - flightless birds having flat breastbones lacking a keel for attachment of flight muscles: ostriches; cassowaries; emus; moas; rheas; kiwis; elephant birds
Adj.1.carinate - having a ridge or shaped like a ridge or suggesting the keel of a ship; "a carinate sepal"
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Tergites VII-X inconspicuously carinated, degree of carination varying among individuals; tergites VII and VIII longitudinally bicarinated, IX and X single-carinated.
Also the general pattern of forewing venation with characteristic steps of intermediate veins between branches of median in distal half of the wing and shape and carination of metope (Buca lacks the sublateral carinae of the metope) do not allow us to place this taxon into the Issidae as it is defined by Gnezdilov (2013c) and Gnezdilov et al.
Head in general form transverse, subtrigonal: occiput in cephalic aspect transverse truncate, with very low and rounded juxta-ocular swellings: front dorsad of the ocelli with arcuate carination: facial shield strongly transverse, low the width at least three times the greatest depth, dorsal margin arcuate, clypeus produced in a conical tubercle: eyes prominent, almost semicircular in outline when seen from the front, and subglobose in dorsal view, in lateral view the eyes are ovate in basal outline: antennae imperfect, proximal joint small.
They displayed various kind of plants at their stalls including Petunia, Pensy, Mesembry, Marigold, Carination, Statice, Phlyx and Allysum.
The jar is constructed in two halves with the upper half joined to the lower at the carination. The outside rim diameter is 22 cm, the minimum interior diameter of the neck is 17.5 cm, the shoulder diameter at the carination is 26.5 cm, the shoulder to rim height is 10 cm and the overall vessel height is 20.5 cm.
General anatomy follows Hjelle (1990) and Sissom (1990), trichobothria follows Vachon (1974), carination follows Prendini (2001b), and hemispermatophore follows reinterpretation of the character system in Buthidae, to be described fully elsewhere.